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[audio]Intercultural Communication - Shevanne Robinson
Hello Durban Sings. I am a student in Dr. Garth Rennie's Intercultural Communication class at the University of Windsor
Keywords: Intercultural Communication
Downloads: 28
[texts]Reaction to conflict in Chinese/U.S.A. interrelationships: the nature of discontented responses - Ma, Chen-Lung Ringo
Keywords: Intercultural communication
Downloads: 143
[audio]First Day - Doyle Srader
Yankees and co-cultural identity. Communication is to weather as culture is to climate. Culture and wealth each make a legacy. Assignments in COMM 220.
Keywords: Intercultural Communication; Orientation
Downloads: 8
[audio]Independent Study
independent study
Keywords: intercultural communication education
Downloads: 110
[audio]Advantages of diversity - Doyle Srader
The strengths of diverse organizations make skill in intercultural communication valuable preparation for a career. The scriptural case for diversity. The business/organizational case for diversity. The slipperiness of reasons for curtailing diversity.
Keywords: Intercultural Communication; Diversity
Downloads: 19
[audio]Fun Sounds From South Africa - Jaclyn Ducharme
Each piece put together here is upbeat, energetic and will put anyone in a cheerful mood. Click the audio clip and listen for yourself!
Keywords: Intercultural Communication Project
Downloads: 32
[audio]Anna Deavere Smith - Doyle Srader
A brief explanation of why we're watching Anna Deavere Smith clips in our Intercultural Communication class
Keywords: Intercultural Communication; Anna Deavere Smith
Downloads: 9
[texts]A Listing of suggested films and videos for teaching about cross-cultural issues : Massachusetts Department of Education, Department of Curriculum and Instruction - Zanger, Virginia Vogel

Keywords: Cross-cultural studies; Intercultural communication
Downloads: 119
[audio]Culture shock and communication competence - Doyle Srader
The U curve, communication competence, and from unconscious incompetence to unconscious competence.
Keywords: Intercultural Communication; Culture Shock; Communication Competence
Downloads: 25
[audio]Family History_106 - Cynthia M. Lauwereys
A brief history of my family: past, present & future. My cutural identity, francophone, and my ancestor's origin. My faith and the problems that it is currently encountering. And lastly, my beautiful country, Canada "the true north strong and free'.
Keywords: Intercultural Communication; 262; 2010; U pf Windsor
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[texts]An authentic account of the Chinese commission, which was sent to report on the Great Exhibition : wherein the opinion of China is shown as not corresponding at all with our own - Edwards, H. Sutherland (Henry Sutherland), 1828-1906
Added t.p. (repeated uncolored on front cover) and other plates are wood engravings by Vizetelly
Keywords: Great Exhibition (1851 : London, England); Chinese; Intercultural communication
Downloads: 198
[audio]InterCultural Comunivation 2010 - Yousef Shaban and Ramzi Nassereddine
The sounds of Caousel of the Nations here in lovely Windsor Ontario, with a small addition from the converting software that I used to convert the audio file to an Mp3...
Keywords: Durban Sings; Yousef Shaban; Ramzi Nassereddine; Dr. Rennie; Intercultural Communication; 2010; Windsor
Downloads: 15
[texts]ERIC ED341274: Analyzing Service Encounters Cross-Culturally: Methodological Considerations. - ERIC
Two approaches to analyzing service encounters (instances of face-to-face interaction between a server designated in a particular area and a customer receiving service from the server) are examined. Some linguists view service encounters as business transaction texts. The two approaches are the "top-down" approach, in which linguists make direct observations of service encounters in various stores and focus on transactional speech, and the "bottom-up" approach, in which the focus is on both tran...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Applied Linguistics; Business Communication; Communication Skills; Discourse Analysis; Foreign Countries; Intercultural Communication; Interpersonal Communication
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED346417: Valuing Diversity and Similarity: Bridging the Gap through Interpersonal Skills. - ERIC
A step-by-step approach to help develop the skills needed to be a careful listener and more effective speaker is presented in this book. The first section discusses the science and art of communication. It includes chapters on communicating as connecting with others; behavior and communication; nonverbal behaviors and interpersonal communication; and multicultural communication. The second section focuses on cognitive understanding of the culturally different...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Communication Skills; Communication (Thought Transfer); Cultural Awareness; Intercultural Communication; Interpersonal Communication
[texts]ERIC ED351708: Intercultural Communication Education: An Afrocentric Perspective. - ERIC
This paper examines the implications of "Afrocentricity" for intercultural communication education. The paper's task is fourfold. First, it provides the meaning of Afrocentricity as an interpretive and corrective episteme; next, it examines Afrocentricity as context for civility in intercultural communication education; third, it provides a brief review of African philosophy and culture; and finally, the paper synthesizes commentaries of Molefi Asanti, Chinua Achebe, and Dona Richards which butt...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; African Culture; Afrocentrism; Cultural Context; Cultural Differences; Higher Education; Intercultural Communication; Interpersonal Communication; Philosophy
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED364916: Rhetoric of India: A Selected, Interdisciplinary Bibliography. - ERIC
Focusing on the philosophical and religious literature of India, this updated annotated bibliography discusses 33 books published between 1961 and 1993. Books annotated in the bibliography discuss: the foundations of Indian culture, the rhetorical tradition, Indian literary traditions, the historical-cultural context, toward a rhetorical-cultural synthesis, and intercultural and international communication...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Annotated Bibliographies; Authors; Cultural Context; Foreign Countries; Higher Education; Intercultural Communication; Rhetoric
Downloads: 5
[texts]ERIC ED354557: Preparing International Teaching Assistants: Intercultural Training from a Genetics Perspective. - ERIC
The variety of cultures represented by international teaching assistants (ITAs) demands a skillful accommodation of intercultural information to assist effective adaptation for the American classroom. The literature on intercultural communication often provides a simple illustration of persons representing different cultures interacting to create a "third culture" or negotiated social reality which becomes the new milieu for their interaction...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Foreign Students; Genetics; Graduate Students; Higher Education; Intercultural Communication; Models; Professional Training; Teaching Assistants
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED361762: Experiential Approach to Intercultural Communication. - ERIC
As the need for intercultural communication courses gains more recognition and support in college and university curricula there are also growing concerns about effective methods for teaching the courses. The value of actual intercultural experiences as a strong component of an intercultural communication course should not be questioned. If, however, a college or university is located in a culturally homogeneous community, available campus resources can be used to enhance students' knowledge of ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Class Activities; College Students; Cultural Differences; Experiential Learning; Higher Education; Intercultural Communication
Downloads: 4
[texts]ERIC ED353972: A Knowledge Acquisition System Based upon Structural Communication and Pattern Noting Technologies. - ERIC
This paper describes a four-dimensional model for the science of knowledge acquisition and a classification system in terms of these dimensions. A summary of the state of the art in terms of the cells generated in a four-dimensional representation of this classification system is presented. The need for better tools for conducting knowledge classification efforts in many of these cells is shown. One such tool, derived from a teaching model called Structural Communication, is described...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Classification; Communication Research; Higher Education; Intercultural Communication; Models; Research Needs
Downloads: 4
[texts]ERIC ED384077: Multicultural, Intercultural Diversity--What Do We Call "It" and How Do These Terms Show Up in Public Relations Efforts? - ERIC
Diversity should be first understood from an individual's own culture. Yet few public relations professionals have had a course in interpersonal communication. If public relations is viewed as a profession where the management of people is important, then knowledge of diversity in the workplace seems imperative. The multicultural, intercultural, cross-cultural and international viewpoints add depth to a person's cultural studies...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Cultural Pluralism; Higher Education; Intercultural Communication; Multicultural Education; Professional Development; Public Relations; Textbooks
Downloads: 3
[texts]ERIC ED383028: Emerging Public Relations in the Commonwealth of Independent States: An Academic Perspective. - ERIC
Public relations may be emerging in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), but the preparedness of public relations professionals in the United States is minimal. In a review of the status of intercultural exchange, three levels were examined in terms of the public relations situations: (1) opportunity for cultures to make contact; (2) the understanding of face-to-face assumptions; and (3) the opportunities for training...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Cultural Differences; Foreign Countries; Higher Education; Intercultural Communication; Multicultural Education; Professional Training; Public Relations
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED389005: Intercultural Confidence Building for the Speech Communication Teacher/Student: A Conceivable Short Course. - ERIC
Noting that recent descriptions of "political correctness" give multiculturalism a negative connotation, this paper explores the role of intercultural communication in a re-considered 1990s view of multicultural education and discusses the design of a conceivable short course that will serve as the foundation for increasing teacher/student intercultural confidence. The paper notes that multicultural education is making enormous progress, and that one course where multicultural education principl...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Course Descriptions; Cultural Awareness; Cultural Differences; Higher Education; Intercultural Communication; Minicourses; Multicultural Education
Downloads: 3
[movies]To be Deaf and practice (interactively and at a distance) foreign languages in a (m)OOC: first report about the E-SCALE project [video] - Siglinde Pape, Thierry Chanier
The E-SCALE project (deaf E-space for Signed Collaboration Abroad on Language E-learning) proposes an online learning environment aimed at Deaf learners who wish to improve their written English and ASL (American Sign Language) or their written French and LSF (French Sign Language).
Keywords: MOOC; Deaf education; sign languages; multimodality; Deaf studies; second language acquisition; intercultural communication; intercomprehension
Downloads: 35
[texts]ERIC ED373003: Common Ground Race Relations Study Guide. A Study Guide for Small Group Discussions on Race Relations. - ERIC
This document is designed to promote constructive dialogue about racial problems and solutions. Because racial conflict remains the single greatest obstacle for urban economic growth and political harmony, it is necessary to find common ground for solutions to racial inequality and conflict by opening lines of communication between blacks and whites. The discussion process is composed of 3 stages: (1) sharing personal racial experiences and beliefs; (2) defining the terms of discussion and the n...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Conflict Resolution; Discussion Groups; Higher Education; Intercultural Communication; Racial Attitudes; Racial Relations
Downloads: 3
[texts]ERIC ED371366: Inter-Cultural Elements in the Collaboration between John G. Neihardt and Black Elk: Meeting in the "Contact Zones." - ERIC
The life of Nicholas Black Elk and the collaboration between him and John G. Neihardt on the book "Black Elk Speaks" presages or corresponds with current scholarly discussions of "transculturation." The diversity in society and the schools requires an enhancement of positive experiences in the inter-cultural "Contact Zones." Neihardt's and Black Elk's collaboration shows that "agency" (natives speaking for themselves and for their own view of their histories) can be accomplished in collaboration...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; American Indian Culture; Cooperation; Cultural Differences; Higher Education; Intercultural Communication
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[texts]ERIC ED321578: Intercultural Communication Competence: Some Perspectives of Research. - ERIC
A discussion of intercultural communicative competence (ICC) conceptualizes ICC based on a review of the literature, details its major components and related propositions, and considers problems in and prospects for, the study of ICC. The literature of both intercultural communication and of communicative competence are examined for commonalities, themes, and conceptual problems. Research on components of ICC is seen as derived from the following perspectives: personality strength; comunication ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Communicative Competence (Languages); Cultural Awareness; Culture Conflict; Intercultural Communication; Language Research; Literature Reviews
[texts]Care, culture, and education nursing students' perceptions of care and culture: implications for practice - Wright, Pauline Rita
Today's nurses work and live in a multicultural society where they encounter patients whose backgrounds are different from theirs, and who need care from nurses who are both proficient in their work and knowledgeable about the role that culture plays in patient treatment. In this study, 45 student nurses enrolled in a baccalaureate program at a northeastern urban college completed a survey about their perceptions of care and culture including their relevance and application to the practice of nu...
Keywords: Health sciences; Nursing; Intercultural communication; Nursing education; Student nurses; Nursing practice
Downloads: 3,426
[texts]ERIC ED372433: International Business, Gender, and Training: Preparing for the Global Economy. - ERIC
This paper deals with how to train employees in transnational companies to be more "global" in their understanding and awareness of different cultures. The paper defines as "target culture" where the employee or his family will be working and considers as a confounding variable in the international marketplace the role to be played by women. Gender, as an issue in international affairs, is included in a separate section of the paper...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Business Communication; Cultural Awareness; Cultural Context; Females; Global Approach; Intercultural Communication; Professional Training
Downloads: 5
[texts]ERIC ED341272: Symbolic Internationalization: Beyond the Practical Use of Foreign Languages in Intercultural Communication. - ERIC
Symbolic internationalization is an elementary feature of industrialized society. The phenomena accompanying foreign language use will affect daily habits of communication as long as commercial advertising, mass media entertainment, and cosmopolitan approaches remain part of modern life styles. A national language no longer suffices to satisfy all communication needs. Speech and language professionals must accept the presence of symbolic functions of foreign languages and linguistic influences...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Cultural Pluralism; Foreign Countries; Global Approach; Intercultural Communication; International Communication; Multilingualism; Nationalism; Second Languages
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED359773: The Trap of Generalization: A Case of Encountering a New Culture. - ERIC
This study investigated how the relationship between "individual" and "institution" is constructed in people's perceptions about other cultures, and manifested in conversation. The potential for inappropriate generalization and misunderstanding of situations and cultures was examined. A videotape recording of a Japanese family and two guests, one American and one Japanese, was analyzed, focusing on one awkward conversational exchange involving racially discriminatory remarks...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Cultural Awareness; Cultural Differences; Cultural Traits; Culture Conflict; Generalization; Intercultural Communication; Interviews; Japanese Culture; Sociolinguistics; Stereotypes; Videotape Recordings
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[texts]ERIC ED363958: Menucha VI: Diversity as Opportunity in Workplaces, Communities, and Schools. Conference Report (Corbett, Oregon, August 16-18, 1993). - ERIC
This document describes the proceedings of the 1993 Menucha Conference, sponsored by the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory (NWREL) and the Northwest Futures Group for Work Relevant Education. Under the theme "Diversity in the Workplace," participants focused on building diversity as an opportunity. Summaries are presented of sessions that asked: (1) What is happening to people in workplaces, communities, and schools? (2) What is working? (3) How is "diversity" defined? and (4) What is th...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Cultural Awareness; Cultural Pluralism; Diversity (Institutional); Elementary Secondary Education; Ethnic Relations; Intercultural Communication; Minority Groups; Racial Relations
Downloads: 4
[texts]ERIC ED357388: What Have You Packed in Your Suitcase? Going International Now and in the Twenty-First Century. - ERIC
Teachers and students need to "repack their suitcases" by revising, or re-envisioning, their metaphors of business, models of communication, conceptual frameworks of interculturalism and internationalism, and molds of professional identity. Popular business communication metaphors, most of which focus on the idea of competition, need to be replaced with dialogic models that depict communication as collaborative, contextual, and constructive...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Business Communication; Cultural Context; Global Approach; Higher Education; Intercultural Communication; International Communication; Metaphors; Professional Education
Downloads: 6
[texts]ERIC ED360254: Assessing the Impact of Peace Building Processes. - ERIC
It is important for those interested in contributing to a stable world peace to focus their attention and work on positive, proactive programs that will promote peace building rather than negative, reactive programs intended to reduce violence. This paper focuses on such a training program for international negotiators. The program is intended to develop self-awareness and intercultural communication skills that will enable the negotiators to understand and collaborate with each other more effec...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Cultural Awareness; Cultural Differences; Intercultural Communication; International Relations; Peace; Program Evaluation; Social Science Research; Social Theories; World Affairs
Downloads: 3
[texts]ERIC ED361257: Directory of Resources: For International Cultural and Educational Exchanges. - ERIC
This directory is an inventory of government and private organizations that administer exchange programs and related educational activities aimed at strengthening mutual understanding between people of the United States and other nations. Descriptive narratives provided with the entries are drawn from material provided by the organizations or obtained from other directories. Individual academic institutions with international programs are omitted because of the volume...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Cultural Exchange; Culture Contact; Exchange Programs; Higher Education; Intercultural Communication; International Cooperation; International Educational Exchange; Peace; Secondary Education
Downloads: 5
[texts]ERIC ED364932: Sibling Communication in "Star Trek: The Next Generation": Conflicts between Brothers. - ERIC
"Star Trek: The Next Generation" depicts sibling relationships between Data and Lore (android), Worf and Kurn (Klingon) and Jean-Luc and Robert (human) that illustrate conflictual communication and suggest teaching applications. The most disturbing empirical communication research on conflict between brothers reports that male sibling pairs are consistently more violent than female sibling pairs. The relationship between Data and Lore is introduced in "Datalore," further developed in "Brothers,"...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Class Activities; Conflict; Conflict Resolution; Cultural Influences; Family Communication; Higher Education; Intercultural Communication; Interpersonal Communication; Sibling Relationship; Siblings
Downloads: 6
[texts]ERIC ED379908: La Dimension Interculturelle de la Formation des Enseignants de Langues Etrangeres (The Intercultural Dimension of the Training of Foreign Language Teachers). - ERIC
A discussion of the cultural aspect of language teacher training looks at the current situation and offers some possible directions for the future. "Cultural" is intended to signify not only the manifestations of group culture, or civilization, but also and more specifically the daily life and common experience of the group. Traditional teacher education is seen as emphasizing the former through its structure and content, and it is argued that an emphasis on teacher acculturation would be more a...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Cross Cultural Studies; Cultural Awareness; Educational Needs; Foreign Countries; Higher Education; Intercultural Communication; Language Teachers; Teacher Education
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED367024: Saying "Yes" for "No" and "No" for "Yes": A Chinese Rule. - ERIC
"Contrary-to-face-value" (CFV) messages, which can only be understood from a contextual instead of a text-based approach to communication, have caused many problems in communication between East Asians and North Americans. A typology of CFV communication, as identified in the Chinese culture, is proposed in this paper. Four forms of CFV communication are constructed on the basis of the following two dimensions of CFV communication: internal motivation (other-serving or self-serving) and external...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Ambiguity; Chinese Culture; Classification; Communication Research; Cultural Context; Higher Education; Intercultural Communication; Interpersonal Communication; Language Usage
Downloads: 4
[texts]ERIC ED386770: Implementing Experiential Learning in the Higher Education Intercultural Communication Class. - ERIC
This paper posits that students who are in intercultural communication classes on a university level benefit from models of experiential learning. Assuming the pedagogical theory that communication study that is passive, noninteractive learning is less successful and less satisfying than proactive, interactive learning, the paper discusses the intercultural communication class for teachers-to-be and business and professional students...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Cultural Differences; Cultural Interrelationships; Culture Conflict; Discourse Analysis; Experiential Learning; Higher Education; Intercultural Communication; Models; Organizational Communication
Downloads: 3
[texts]ERIC ED379711: Eating Iguana: A Qualitative Analysis of Faculty Expectations and Assessments of a Mexican Sojourn. - ERIC
As part of a thrust to increase multiculturalism in the curriculum, Concordia-St. Paul faculty applied for summer sojourn grants, provided by the Bush Foundation. The rationale for the sojourn was that "change in faculty will affect change in the curriculum and in students" (Wentzel 1990). Sixteen faculty members who participated in a Mexican sojourn were interviewed twice: (1) at predeparture, and (2) at post-sojourn...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Attitude Measures; College Faculty; Faculty Development; Foreign Countries; Higher Education; Intercultural Communication; Multicultural Education; Questionnaires; Travel
Downloads: 3
[texts]ERIC ED387393: Remarks to the Council for the Advancement of Citizenship, Jennings Randolph Congressional Forum. - ERIC
Presented by the Deputy Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, this speech addressed the following: (1) We were all created different! Equal yet different. Different but equal; (2) Those seemingly paradoxical statements do not have to present a dilemma of choice; (3) Our nation has always been one of great diversity; (4) A pluralist society is by its very nature a contradictory society; and (5) A civic dialogue must begin in order to address these issues that threaten to divide u...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Citizen Role; Citizenship; Citizenship Responsibility; Civics; Cultural Awareness; Cultural Differences; Cultural Interrelationships; Cultural Pluralism; Intercultural Communication; Multicultural Education
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED344695: Proceedings of the International Roundtable on Family-Community-School Partnerships (3rd, Chicago, Illinois, April 2, 1991). - ERIC
The roundtable reported in this document was intended to identify cross-cultural themes in education and support the growth of a network of international scholars. The roundtable included: (1) reports on partnerships among families, communities, and schools in Eastern Europe, Latin America, Spain, Portugal, Singapore, and Australia; (2) presentations on research and practice concerning educational partnerships in the United States; (3) discussion of a cross-cultural study of parent involvement i...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Achievement; Elementary Secondary Education; Family School Relationship; Intercultural Communication; International Education; Parent Participation; School Community Relationship
Downloads: 4
[texts]ERIC ED383319: Neighbors On Line: Enhancing Global Perspectives and Cultural Sharing with the Internet. - ERIC
The purpose of this study was to investigate the status of computer use within Korean and United States schools, and then use the Internet to establish cross cultural communication between schools. It was hoped that through international communication using the Internet, students at the elementary, junior high, and high school levels would gain deeper knowledge about other cultures and develop higher order thinking skills as they engaged in collaborative projects...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Computer Uses in Education; Electronic Mail; Elementary Secondary Education; Foreign Countries; Intercultural Communication; International Communication; Internet
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED385163: Cross-Cultural Dialogics: Bakhtinian Theory and Second Language Audience. - ERIC
This paper outlines the possible impact of Bakhtinian theory concept in English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) instruction. Bakhtin views on the culturally and politically embedded nature of language and addressivity and answerability are ideal for discussion of cross-cultural communication. His cultural and political context are inseparable from an utterance, content, style, and arrangement, and his discussion of "social and historical heteroglossia" replicates the building blocks of discourse, sur...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Cultural Context; Dialog Journals; English (Second Language); Foreign Countries; Higher Education; Intercultural Communication; Journal Writing; Second Language Instruction
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED384240: Just Make a U-turn--Nobody Cares! A Cross-Cultural Look at Taiwanese and U.S. Attitudes toward Rules. - ERIC
This paper examines universalism and particularism in the context of following traffic rules and cross-cultural communication in Taiwanese and U.S. adults. A universalist culture such as the United States emphasizes rules; the particularist culture of Taiwan emphasizes relationships. Universalists follow the rules no matter what; particularists believe that circumstances and relationships take precedence over rules...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Cross Cultural Studies; Cultural Differences; Foreign Countries; Individual Differences; Intercultural Communication; Motor Vehicles; Sociocultural Patterns; Traffic Control
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED385878: Women in Multiculturalism: Everywhere You Look, There We Are! - ERIC
Multiculturalism takes on a broader definition in this intercultural communication paper. All groups which exert influence on an individual's way of thinking are classified as cultures. An overview of intergender communication offers insights into women's history and ways patriarchal forces have shaped gender roles. A discussion of General Semantics principles is applied to intercultural communication as a tool to assist people in learning to understand and respect the other...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Culture Conflict; Definitions; Females; Gender Issues; Higher Education; Intercultural Communication; Multicultural Education; Semantics; Sex Role; Violence
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED342037: A Test of Intercultural Communication Competence. - ERIC
A study used the seven elements of B. D. Ruben's Intercultural Behavioral Assessment Indices (IBAI) to investigate the concept of intercultural communication competence. Subjects, 149 foreign students enrolled in a large midwestern university in the United States, completed five questionnaires designed to measure the seven elements of the IBAI (display of respect, interaction posture, orientation to knowledge, empathy, role behaviors, interaction management, and tolerance of ambiguity)...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Communication Research; Communication Skills; Foreign Students; Higher Education; Intercultural Communication; Interpersonal Communication; Interpersonal Competence; Test Validity
Downloads: 4
[texts]ERIC ED385863: The Need for Integrative Communication within a Multicultural Communication Model: A Case Study of Public Relations Functions and Leadership in Community Development. - ERIC
A case study analyzed a special event, AmeriFlora '92, held from April 1992 to October 1992 in Columbus, Ohio. AmeriFlora '92 was established as a temporary organization covering nearly 8 years of planning, operations, and dismantling. The lack of attendance and the resulting financial impact inspired a major effort to examine the role of public relations in this international cultural, entertainment, and floral exposition...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Case Studies; Community Cooperation; Community Development; Higher Education; Intercultural Communication; Models; Organizational Communication; Organizational Effectiveness; Public Relations
Downloads: 4
[texts]ERIC ED352680: Multicultural Communications: Sensitizing Public Relations Students to Multicultural Society. - ERIC
Designed in response to the need for public relations education to produce well-trained, culturally sensitive practitioners for the workforce and the marketplace, an innovative semester-length course was launched in fall 1990 at Florida International University to enable public relations graduate and undergraduate students to explore the multicultural dimensions of communication with diverse audiences in the United States and abroad...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Course Content; Course Descriptions; Course Organization; Higher Education; Intercultural Communication; Interpersonal Communication; Multicultural Education; Public Relations
Downloads: 6
[texts]ERIC ED389013: Inviting International Students into the Communication Classroom: The Wayne State University Global Communication Course. - ERIC
The Department of Communication and the English Language Institute at Wayne State University in Detroit are one year into an experimental project in intercultural communication instruction that brings international students and metro-Detroit undergraduates into a shared classroom. The Detroit project design was partly funded by the Ford Foundation through the Wayne State Diversity Project, and is of potential use to more than 150 colleges and universities nationwide with intensive ESL (English a...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Course Descriptions; English (Second Language); Foreign Students; Global Approach; Higher Education; Instructional Improvement; Intercultural Communication
Downloads: 3
[texts]ERIC ED335941: Intercultural Communication Education: A Classroom Case. - ERIC
This study was designed to examine how an intercultural communication course in speech communication affects students' responses to intercultural communication. It was hypothesized that students would show significant differences after participating in the course. Students from an intercultural communication and research methods course were used as the compared groups in this study. The results of ANOVA showed that the hypothesis was supported...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Case Studies; College Students; Comparative Analysis; Cultural Awareness; Curriculum Design; Higher Education; Intercultural Communication; Questionnaires; Speech Communication
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